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Created by Georg Wolfe, Agr International Inc. |
Total process control Part 1: Optimizing the cold process
There are many factors to consider when speaking of process control in re-heat stretch blowmolding. Starting with the quality and capabilities of the blowmolding platform, the ability to manage the immediate environment surrounding the blowmolder, the control of the preform pedigree, and finally,...
Created by Mahir Aktas, Creative Packaging Solutions Ltd. | | ONE:15
Minting the preform base
Lightweighting PET bottles is a process where we are continuously seeking and finding new potential. The quality of the bottles produced is strongly connected with this process as well as with bottle wall thickness, leaving us – in extreme cases – with a product that resembles a “capped pouch” that...
The global approach to save raw material in the bottle base Part 1: The history of lightweighting of PET bottles
Substituting glass for PET beverage bottles was, in addition to many other advantages, probably the most important step in terms of making bottles lightweight. Compared to the weight of modern PET bottles, however, the first PET bottle was probably still a “heavyweight”. Since this first bottle,...